TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - McMillan LLP is pleased to announce that
Jay Hayden has joined the firm's Hong Kong office as Associate Counsel
to support the firms expanding practice in the Asia-Pacific region. Mr.
Hayden assumed his responsibilities effective September 4, 2012.
"McMillan is very fortunate to have someone of Mr. Hayden's experience
join our team," said Stephen Wortley, chair of the Hong Kong office and
chair of the China practice group. "McMillan is quickly establishing
itself as a gateway for Chinese companies looking to access the North
American markets and for Canadian companies looking to access China.
Mr. Hayden adds additional strength to that already existing
A member of the British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario Law Societies, Mr.
Hayden has practised with national law firms for 25 years in Vancouver,
Toronto and Calgary. In his most recent role, he acted as partner in
charge of the Singapore office of a Canadian national law firm. In that
capacity, he focused on corporate and commercial transactions including
mergers and acquisitions, mining projects and financing transactions
and renewable energy projects.
"I feel very privileged to be welcomed to the McMillan team as its
expertise, presence and commitment to the Pacific Rim markets continues
to grow and attract Canadian and Chinese businesses," said Mr. Hayden.
Over the past few years, McMillan has built a strong practice in Asia
with the proven ability to provide comprehensive and specialized legal
services in all aspects of commercial transactions involving emerging
and established industries. In joining McMillan, Mr. Hayden becomes the
most recent addition to its list of accomplished counsel.
About McMillan LLP
McMillan is a leading Canadian business law firm committed to client
service and professional excellence for over 100 years. With recognised
expertise and acknowledged leadership in major business sectors,
McMillan provides definitive Canadian legal advice to businesses,
financial institutions, governments and private individuals in Canada,
the United States and internationally. McMillan has offices in
Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Hong Kong. McMillan
stands as a truly modern and ambitious law firm with enhanced scope,
deeper bench strength and a broad range of expertise offering
effective, innovative solutions to Canadian and international clients.
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